Monday, 2 July 2012

StilNovo Design

StilNovo are a California based company who make furniture using  recycled French oak wine barrels.
" The chemical properties of oak itself play a significant role in winemaking, affecting the colour, flavor, and texture of the wine; over time many of the oak properties get "leached" out of the barrel and after 3 to 5 vintages the barrel is ready to be discarded. That's when we rescue, recycle and transform them. The natural arch of a barrel stave confers striking finesse to the silhouette of each of our designs. The barrel's metal hoop is integrated whenever possible."
StilNovo Design

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